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Postgraduate taught

MSc Advanced Mathematics

UCAS code 1234
Duration 1 year full time
2 years part time
Entry year 2021
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Entry requirements

A 2:1 degree or equivalent

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Campus Streatham Campus
Discipline Mathematics

Overview

  • Gain a thorough grounding in mathematics and benefit from our academic expertise in the latest developments in the subject
  • Explore a specialist area of study as you conduct a substantial project in an area that interests you
  • Study a range topics including dynamical systems, mathematical biology, weather and climate modelling, probability and stochastics, mathematical analysis, and number theory
  • Graduate with a wide range of career opportunities which could involve mathematical reasoning, modelling and computational analysis and benefit from our links with the insurance industry and weather services
  • You can progress your studies to PhD level, as this Masters covers both fundamental and specialist advanced mathematics.

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A snapshot of Mathematics at the University of Exeter.

8th in the Russell Group for Mathematics

The Guardian University League Table 2020

Wide range of exciting and high-impact research projects

Research expertise in climate modelling and statistics; control and dynamics; systems biology; astrophysical fluid flows and number theory

Entry requirements

Normally a 2:1 Honours degree or equivalent in a mathematics, science or engineering subject, with significant mathematics content.

Requirements for international students

If you are an international student, please visit our international equivalency pages to enable you to see if your existing academic qualifications meet our entry requirements.

Entry requirements for international students

English language requirements

  • IELTS
  • TOEFL
  • Pearson

Please visit our entry requirements section for equivalencies from your country and further information on English language requirements.

Course content

The programme comprises two compulsory taught modules and 105 credits of optional modules. The taught component of the programme is completed in June with the project extending over the summer period for submission in September.

The modules we outline here provide examples of what you can expect to learn on this degree course based on recent academic teaching. The precise modules available to you in future years may vary depending on staff availability and research interests, new topics of study, timetabling and student demand.

Fees

2021/22 entry

UK fees per year: 

  • £9,950 full-time
  • £4,975 part-time

International fees per year: 

  • £21,450 full-time
  • £10,725 part-time

Fee information

Fees can normally be paid by two termly instalments and may be paid online. You will also be required to pay a tuition fee deposit to secure your offer of a place, unless you qualify for exemption. For further information about paying fees see our Student Fees pages.

UK government postgraduate loan scheme

Postgraduate loans of up to £10,609 are now available for Masters degrees. Find out more about eligibility and how to apply.

Scholarships

The University of Exeter is offering scholarships to the value of over £4 million for students starting with us in September 2021. Details of scholarships, including our Global Excellence scholarships for international fee paying students, can be found on our dedicated funding page.

The staff are really friendly and the lecturers are really approachable. The course is really interesting and whatever topic I have wanted to learn, we have done at Exeter.

My course will help me to find a job because the modules have been so broad I will have so many transferable skills and the links with industry are great. Being an international student is fun, I've met a lot of other international students and people are really approachable which has meant I’ve made a lot of friends and met people to study with, as well as practising my English skills.

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Teaching and research

We believe every student benefits from being taught by experts active in research and practice. You will discuss the very latest ideas, research discoveries and new technologies in seminars and in the field and you will become actively involved in a research project yourself. All our academic staff are active in internationally-recognised scientific research across a wide range of topics. You will also be taught by leading industry practitioners.

Assessment

Modules are either assessed by coursework only, or a mixture of coursework and an exam.  The project entails a short initial report or project proposal of around 1,000 words, a public presentation and a dissertation of 10,000 to 20,000 words. This is assessed by your supervisor and a second marker.

Careers

The University of Exeter has an established reputation of training tomorrow's great minds to a high standard, so when it comes to life after graduation you can be confident that you are starting your next professional adventure in a prime, leading position. All programmes are designed so you not only get a second to none education in your area of choice, but you also are equipped with the correct vocational skills to achieve success in the working world or in further study.

Dedicated careers support

You will receive support from our dedicated Career Zone team, who provide excellent career guidance at all stages of career planning. The Career Zone provides one-on-one support and is home to a wealth of business and industry contacts. Additionally, they host useful training events, workshops and lectures which are designed to further support you in developing your enterprise acumen. Please visit the Career Zone for additional information on their services.